What I think

It’s not newspapers we need to save

2016 has been a bad year for Canadian media so far. Newspapers in particular. As of January 25, 626 journalism-related jobs have been cut (or announced that they would be cut), according to the Ryerson review of Journalism’s math. While not all of these are “journalists,” all of these jobs have something to do with… Continue Reading

Changes in the last 22 years

Late Friday night while most of the Toronto Blue Jays fan base slept, the Jays clinched their first playoff spot in 22 years. It was the longest playoff drought in North American sports (congrats, Toronto Maple Leafs, you actually weren’t the saddest Toronto team when it comes to the post-season). The last time the Jays… Continue Reading

The Blue Jays have made the post season

I woke up last night around 2 a.m. As my kind husband went to get me a glass of water, I grabbed my phone to check if the L.A. Angels had lost, which would mean my beloved Blue Jays would have clinched a playoff spot for the first time in 22 years. Sadly, the Angels… Continue Reading

50 Shades of Controversy: No opinion is invalid

Just over a week ago, the first 50 Shades of Grey movie was released in movie theatres (it was No. 1 at the box office in its first weekend of release, though reports this weekend say the box office for the film has dropped 70% in its second weekend, though it remains at No. 1). A lot… Continue Reading

52 in ’15: The Girl on the Train

This is part of my 2015 reading challenge. You can find an explanation of the challenge here, with a list of all the types of books I plan to read this year. Here’s what I’ve read so far. This book is a mystery/thriller. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins My rating: 4 of… Continue Reading